Establish riparian buffers
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Uncultivated strips of vegetation at the edge of waterways are often used to help reduce pollution entering the water within agricultural and forestry systems. These buffer strips may, therefore, help to enhance environmental quality for aquatic and semi-aquatic mammal species.
See also: Biological resource use - Retain riparian buffer strips during timber harvest.